The Suffolk Journal

Panel debates governor’s report on MBTA

Panel debates governor’s report on MBTA

Sam Humphrey

May 5, 2015

By now, commuters are well aware of the report commissioned by Governor Charlie Baker to identify problems and propose solutions for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. On Tuesday, Suffolk University’s Center for Real Estate partnered with the Greater Boston Real Estate Board and hosted...

Race gap in Boston’s departments must change

Race gap in Boston’s departments must change

Maria Baluch

April 22, 2015

It comes as a surprise that Boston’s police and fire departments are “the least racially diverse major city agencies,” according to a report by the city’s Office of Diversity that analyzed municipal payroll data. The analysis found that the police department is 66 percent white and the fire...

Running in the rain: Boston Marathon a success despite bad weather

Running in the rain: Boston Marathon a success despite bad weather

Jeremy Hayes

April 22, 2015

The dark skies above the city served as an unfitting backdrop to the ecstatic runners and fans of the Boston Marathon. The day started out clear in the early morning hours to the afternoon. The élite runners finished the marathon before any rain fell. Caroline Rotich placed first among women, ...

Students from local colleges come together for Holocaust Remembrance Day

Students from local colleges come together for Holocaust Remembrance Day

April 16, 2015

By Abbey Wilson Running late on Wednesday, I hurried to the Holocaust memorial on Congress Street. It was Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. An annual gathering there drew a small crowd, mainly just a few students from Hillel groups from Suffolk, Emerson College, and Simmons College, as well ...

Where do students live? West End has most Suffolk students per postal code

Where do students live? West End has most Suffolk students per postal code

Thalia Yunen

April 8, 2015

After a measure by Mayor Martin J. Walsh last year following a scathing report on detrimental housing conditions college students were living in, institutions in the city are required to submit addresses of students living off campus to the Inspectional Services Department. The city has recorded a...

MIT Professor Noam Chomsky, Vietnam resistors tell their stories

MIT Professor Noam Chomsky, Vietnam resistors tell their stories

Alexa Gagosz

April 1, 2015

In front of resistors and veterans of the Vietnam war, panelists told stories of the resistance of the American War in Vietnam in an event at MIT, hosted by United for Justice in Peace organization. Panel members included one of the foremost public dissidents in the U.S. during the past five decades,...

Suffolk alum stays true to roots in Boston-based novel

Suffolk alum stays true to roots in Boston-based novel

March 25, 2015

By Jenna Collins “Rook to Bishop” is an action-packed, heart-racing novel that captures the audience as soon as protagonist Liam Maguire, and the trouble surrounding him and his sister, is introduced. Paul Garvey, a 2005 graduate of Suffolk, has pushed his Finance degree aside and put his heart into what he enjoys- writing. “Rook to Bis...

‘Shades of Sound’ colors Boston Ballet’s new performance

March 25, 2015

By Abbey Wilson Home to the annual dazzling holiday show, “The Nutcracker,” the Opera House is hosting the Boston Ballet’s latest spring production series, “Shades of Sounds,” which displays the company’s iconic and magnificent musicality and exhilarating choreography. The repertoire,...

Suffolk U News for March 18

Suffolk U News for March 18

March 20, 2015

Suffolk U News reporters update us on the recent historic St. Patrick's Day parade, the latest with the MBTA, and Women's History Month.    

Suffolk U News broadcast – March 4

Suffolk U News broadcast – March 4

March 5, 2015

Suffolk U News reporters cover stories on plans for Beacon Hill when the Donahue and Archer buildings are sold, the homeless population around Boston, and a sneak peak at a story in our Arts and Entertainment section this week on the NESAD trade show.  ...

Snowy semester slows curriculum for some

Snowy semester slows curriculum for some

Brigitte Carreiro

March 4, 2015

A phone call, a voicemail, a text message, and an email: it’s another snow day, and Suffolk students might have an extension on their latest assignment, or, they might not. This semester, both students and professors have had to adapt to a new curriculum in response to the snow days. For some...

Black History Month overshadowed by other festivities and snow days

Black History Month overshadowed by other festivities and snow days

Serina Gousby

February 25, 2015

Was Black History Month represented enough in 2015? This February has been filled with celebratory events like the Super Bowl, which led to the parade for the New England Patriots, the Grammy awards, the NBA All-Star Weekend, New York Fashion Week, Valentine’s Day, and the Academy Awards. And then,...

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